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Will of Robert Leeds

of Canterbury, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/30/f.178
Submitted by Everett Leeds
In the name of god Amen The sixth day of June in the year of our Lord God 1558 in the first and second years of Phillip & Mary by the grace of God of England France Naples Jerusalem & Ireland King & Queen defenders of the faith
I Robert Leeds of the parish of All Hallows within the City of Canterbury sick in body but whole in mind & perfect remembrance do make this my testament & last will in form & manner following First I do bequeath my soul to the hands of Almighty God my maker & redeemer & to the blessed virgin Mary & all the Holy company of heaven and my body to be buried in the churchyard of All Saints aforesaid.

Item I will and bequeath to Margaret my wife all my goods & Chattels moveables & unmoveables & she pay all my debts & to do for my soul & all Christian souls according to her discretion the which Margaret my wife I do make sole executrix & George Nicholls to be overseer of this my last will & testament.

These bearing witness of this my last will & testament
Thomas Ikham priest & Robert Scott of the said parish of All Hallows

Also I do bequeath unto George Nicholls my overseer vis. viiid for his pains taking.

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